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Wells group home blaze traced to trash can

Four residents perished in March fire

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A Hamilton County grand jury empaneled within days of the March 21 fire that killed four group home residents has issued a report that criticizes fire-drill practices and reveals the fire started in a waste receptacle on the home’s back porch, where employees sometimes smoked in violation of facility rules. A 22-page report on the fire at the one-year-old, state-run Riverview Group Home for developmentally disabled adults in Wells was issued Tuesday by Hamilton County ...

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